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Meiny (2 syl.)

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A company of attendants. (Norman, meignal and mesnie, a household, our menial.)

“With that the smiling Kriemhild forth stepped a little space,

And Brunhild and her meiny greeted with gentle grace.”


Lettsom’s Nibelungen Lied, stanza 604.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Meerschaum
Meg
Meg Dods
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Megarian School
Megarians (The)
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Megrims
Meigle (in Strathmore)
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Meissonier-like Exactness
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Melanchthon
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Melanuros
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